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Island Grill

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311 Mansion St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1467
+1 609-884-0200
17:00 - 22:00
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Cape May, New Jersey
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Island Grill is simply our favorite place for a night out, and we live here. Varied and locally sourced menu. Ask your server about the preparation or the ingredients , and they will know! Family owned and operated. BYOB so stop off at Collier's right around the corner. I won't give you any recommended dishes, they have some steady items... More 

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Quaint & quiet. Excellent service and menu. From the local tomato mozzarella salad to the Fresh flounder & fish chips. Very enjoyable evening. BYOB

Thank kmmccarter
Manchester Township, New Jersey
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

On a recent visit to Cape May, our bed and breakfast had sample menus from multiple restaurants. We chose the Island Grill as they were a BYOB and supporters of local merchants for fish and farm produce. We were more than delighted with the menu choices and UNIQUE fare. Being vegan, I often have difficulty making appropriate choices...no so here!... More 

Thank Nancy O
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

The fine herbs salad with buttermilk dressing felt like I was eating right out of my own garden. Lobster mac and cheese was decadent and delicious. Husband got the whole fish- porgy fish- beautiful presentation, flavorful and delish. BYOB allows you to save some money by bringing your own wine, which is ideal. Service was top notch.

Thank Melissa C
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153 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Myself and four ladies had an awesome dining experience. Carol could not be more welcoming and engaging. As noted by others, Josh is an awesome chef. Some ordered from the restaurant week menu and others from the regular. Everyone ordered something different and all thoroughly enjoyed dinner. Carol sat us on the porch which was lovely. The soft shell crab... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015

I liked everything about this restaurant. All the workers were so friendly. The Food was excellent. My friend had a whole fish that was grilled to perfection. It was deboned and the head was off. I had the sea scallops that were caramelized and also cooked to perfection. The vegetable were grilled artichokes, grilled radishes, special beans. We were told... More 

Thank Diane S
New Jersey
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Wine pairing dinner with Turdo winery. Absolutely amazing food and presentation. Think Thomas Keller at French Laundry. The flavors and food choices are unusual but meld in the most unbelievable way. The ricotta gnocchi was the best I've ever had! Just thinking about the lobster tail with braised radicchio and traviso, with a sauce to die for with hazlenut sable... More 

Thank WhiteVivianeRowan
Gambrills, Maryland
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162 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

We ate here on a recent Friday night and really had a nice meal. Our waitress was friendly and attentive and went through the specials....also made some great recommendations which we took her up on. The mini-cornbread app with honey was really good. My wife had the sea bass and I had the sea scallops - and both offerings were... More 

Thank Mike41157
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015

I think they want to impress with having locally grown, and that's good - but the entrees just weren't that great. Prices are high for ala carte.

Thank CarolineSUsa
1 review
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

We go every year. Food is outstanding, service impeccable and ownership is very friendly. A must destination. B & B

Thank Robert B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Mansion St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1467
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-0200
American Coastal Cuisine inspired by the land and the sea, featuring locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients. Thank you for another fabulous season. See you in May 2017!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?